15-player squad named for T20Is dwelling sequence towards New Zealand, England & T20 World Cup

15-player squad named for T20Is dwelling sequence towards New Zealand, England & T20 World Cup


15-player squad named for T20Is dwelling sequence towards New Zealand, England & T20 World Cup

LAHORE (92 Information) – Selectors have named an skilled, well-balanced and formidable 15-player squad for the upcoming Twenty20 Internationals towards New Zealand and England, and the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2021.

The seven dwelling T20Is in Lahore and Rawalpindi will likely be performed from September 25 to October 14, whereas Pakistan will proceed to tackle India in a battle of former champions of their ICC Males’s T20 World Cup opener in Dubai on October 24.

Home performers Asif Ali and Khushdil Shah have been drafted into the facet to supply extra firepower within the middle-order.

Asif performed his 29th and final T20I for Pakistan towards Zimbabwe earlier in April and averages 16.38 with a strike-rate of 123.74, whereas his general strike-rate in T20 cricket stands at 147. Khushdil Shah’s ninth and final T20I used to be towards South Africa in Lahore earlier this 12 months. The left-hander averages greater than 21 and holds a strike-rate of 109.24, whereas his general T20 strike-rate stands at 134.

From the 19 gamers who have been a part of the Pakistan squad for the T20I sequence in England and the West Indies, Arshad Iqbal, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Sharjeel Khan and Usman Qadir have been neglected, although Fakhar and Usman together with Shahnawaz Dahani have been named because the three touring reserves.

The 15-player squad contains 5 batters (Asif Ali, Babar Azam, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez and Sohaib Maqsood), two wicketkeeper-batters (Azam Khan and Mohammad Rizwan), 4 all-rounders (Imad Wasim, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jnr and Shadab Khan) and 4 quick bowlers (Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Hasnain and Shaheen Shah Afridi).

15-player squad: Babar Azam (captain, Central Punjab), Shadab Khan (vice-captain, Northern), Asif Ali (Northern), Azam Khan (wicketkeeper, Southern Punjab), Haris Rauf (Northern), Hasan Ali (Central Punjab), Imad Wasim (Northern), Khushdil Shah (Southern Punjab), Mohammad Hafeez (Central Punjab), Mohammad Hasnain (Sindh), Mohammad Nawaz (Northern), Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Mohammad Wasim Jnr (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Sohaib Maqsood (Southern Punjab).

Touring reserves: Fakhar Zaman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Shahnawaz Dahani (Sindh) and Usman Qadir (Central Punjab).

Schedule of T20I matches (all matches to begin at 1900 PST):

25 Sep – Pakistan v New Zealand, 1st T20I, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

26 Sep – Pakistan v New Zealand, 2nd T20I, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

29 Sep – Pakistan v New Zealand, third T20I, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

1 Oct – Pakistan v New Zealand, 4th T20I, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

three Oct – Pakistan v New Zealand, fifth T20I, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

13 Oct – Pakistan v England, 1st T20I, Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi

14 Oct – Pakistan v England, 2nd T20I, Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi

24 Oct – Pakistan v India, ICC T20 WC (Group 2), Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium, Dubai

26 Oct – Pakistan v New Zealand, ICC T20 WC (Group 2), Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

29 Oct – Pakistan v Afghanistan, ICC T20 WC (Group 2), Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium, Dubai

2 Nov – Pakistan v A2, ICC T20 WC (Group 2), Sheikh Zayed Worldwide Cricket Stadium, Abdu Dhabi

7 Nov –Pakistan v B1, ICC T20 WC (Group 2), Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final schedule:

10 Nov – 1st semifinal, Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

11 Nov – 2nd semifinal, Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium, Dubai

14 Nov – Last, Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium, Dubai

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